Chris Froome's boss rubbishes claims bike fit is behind lack of results

'He can talk about his bike position until the cows come home - that's still not going to earn him a position on a Grand Tour team' says Israel-Premier Tech team owner Sylvan Adams

Chris Froome
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Chris Froome’s claims that his team bike and bike position have affected his form in 2023 have been rubbished by his team boss, Sylvan Adams.

As the 2023 road season drew to a close, Froome finished it without any results of note. Then last month he blamed his position on his team issue Factor bike for his continued poor form. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

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